Editorial / Journalism Intern

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What Up Windy
 Virtual
Posted: April 28 2015
Company Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

WhatUpWindy.com was created to give everyone what they want and need from a city that has it all. The top question on almost everyone’s mind daily is: “What should I eat?” so that’s where we come in. This is where you’ll find some of the best places where the locals love to eat and sometimes your favorite Chicago artist or producer comes along for the meal. We also curate events to celebrate the talent in our city while partying with a purpose, each What Up Windy event helps donate to a cause in the city. We want to shed a positive light and prove that Chicago is a beautiful city with even better food. We are lookig for ambitious students to take on the challenge of where to go, who to listen to and what to eat in Chicago.

Responsibilities

- Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Communications Editor.
- Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports;
- Assisting with or proofing of basic ads, flyers, brochures, invitations, etc.
- Work on special projects such as events as needed.
-Promotion of content via social media.

Requirements

- Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, new media, or communication arts.
- Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of Wordpress and social media channels.
- Experience/interest in Web maintenance.
-Photography and videography skills are a plus.

Skills

Required - Blog Management, Blog Marketing, Social Media Blogging, Food & Beverage, Music Journalism, Promoting, Brand Awareness, Articulate Communicator, WordPress
Preferred - Adobe Photoshop, Amateur Photographer, Wordpress Design

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